Flåm and Hemsedal, Norway

Hemsedal, Norway

Flåm The word “flom” means a small meadow surrounded by steep slopes. The Flåm Valley was formed over millions of years by several glaciers that are now majestic valleys. Flam itself is a picturesque, advertised town where Viking festivals are regularly held. The port is visited daily by tourist cruise liners and ships from Sweden and the Faroe Islands. Note: according to allcitypopulation, the population of Norway is 5.408 million (2021).…

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Attractions in Gozo, Malta

Attractions in Gozo, Malta

Archaeological sites Megalithic temples of Ggantija. They are considered the oldest free-standing buildings on Earth. Ggantija belongs to the Temple period and was built around 3500 BC. e. Location: Shara village (Xaghra) Archaeological Museum. Location: The Citadel, Victoria Dolmens and wagon tracks on the Ta’ Cenc plateau. Location: around the village of Sannat Note: according to allcitypopulation, the population of Malta is 516,869 (2021). The megalithic temples of Ggantija are…

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Pilsen, Czech Republic

Pilsen, Czech Republic

The name of the city speaks for itself – Pilsen is the birthplace of the famous Czech beer Pilsner, which has been brewed here since the day it was founded. The abundance of beer restaurants and cafes, the obligatory visit to the brewery museum, and even the presence of vending machines selling canned beer on the street (of course, subject to the presentation of a document confirming the age of…

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Yaroslavl, Russia

Yaroslavl, Russia

Ancient temples and monasteries, merchants’ mansions and craft workshops, colorful city streets and picturesque Central Russian landscapes – all this is Yaroslavl, the first Russian city on the Volga. In 2016, it was recognized as the capital of the Golden Ring of Russia: it is one of the five most popular tourist regions, about 2 million travelers come here every year, and 3 cities of the Golden Ring adjoin at…

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Landmarks of The Hague, Netherlands

Hague, Netherlands

According to History Library, the Hague is the third largest city in the Netherlands in terms of population. The official name of the city is The Hague ‘s-Gravenhage, which probably used to refer to the forest of the graves. The Hague is the residence city of our country: the city from which the Dutch government and its parliament govern the country. This has created the unique situation that the government…

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Sights of Drenthe, Netherlands

Drenthe, Netherlands

The lively province of Drenthe lies between the provinces of Gelderland and Groningen. The alternation between fascinating museums, beautiful and extensive nature parks and historical sights such as the dozens of dolmens ensure that there is something to do or experience for everyone. In any case, the Emmen animal park provides fun for both young and old. Another attraction is the Westerbork camp. A sad part of our history is…

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Scotland Sights, UNESCO, Climate and Geography

Scotland Sights

Scotland is a former kingdom and is part of the United Kingdom, along with Northern Ireland, Wales and England. Scotland occupies the most northerly part of the island of Great Britain and has no borders except England. Despite the fact that Scotland is part of the United Kingdom, Scotland still has many things that are typically Scottish. Scotland, for example, has its own images on the pound sterling, it has…

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Transport and Communication in Germany

Transport in Germany

Transport The public transport system in Germany is one of the most efficient in Europe. There are metro (U-bahn), city trains (S-bahn), buses and trams. If you use public transport, it is more profitable to purchase a ticket for a month for 40 EUR. Single tickets (2 EUR) are valid for all types of transport within two hours after purchase without limiting the number of transfers. A Kurzstreckentarif ticket (one…

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